Man found dead in vehicle in Union County identified

Man found dead in vehicle in Union County identified

INDIAN TRAIL, NC (WBTV) - Officials in Union County have identified a man who was found dead in a vehicle Monday afternoon, prompting a death investigation.

According to the Union County Sheriff’s Office, the investigation began when the victim - identified Tuesday as 37-year-old Dustin Lee Rash of Monroe - was found in a vehicle off Howey Bottoms Road in Indian Trail.

According to the sheriff’s office, there was “no obvious cause of death” and no signs of trauma. A toxicology report is pending to determine the cause of death.

Deputies, detectives and crime scene investigators were all involved at the scene.

No further information has been released.

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